Culture / Living
September 14, 2016 | Honors & Awards
Peabody Awards appoints six prestigious new members to its Board of Jurors
The Peabody Awards at the University of Georgia has appointed Marcy Carsey, Herman Gray, Kathy Im, Kim Masters, Mark McKinnon and John Seigenthaler to its Board of Jurors.
September 14, 2016 | Events on Campus
Georgia Museum of Art to show Gary Hudson’s abstract paintings
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will present the exhibition "Living Color: Gary Hudson in the 1970s" from Sept. 17 through Jan. 8. The exhibition, organized by Sarah Kate Gillespie, curator of American art, will consist of nine large-scale abstract paintings by the artist, including one in the museum's collection.
September 13, 2016 | General News
UGA relaunches Bonbright Center with an eye toward regulation
A research center devoted to the study of economic regulation has been relaunched by the University of Georgia's Terry College of Business.
September 9, 2016 | Research News
UGA entomology helps lead effort to digitize North America’s butterfly and moth collections
This fall researchers at the Georgia Museum of Natural History at the University of Georgia will lead an effort to digitize around 2.1 million specimens from the order Lepidoptera—moths and butterflies—and to make that data available to scientists studying climate, natural habitats and agricultural pests.
September 7, 2016 | Events on Campus
Fall 2016 Signature Lectures bring internationally prominent speakers to UGA
This fall the University of Georgia's Signature Lecture series will feature talks from nationally and internationally recognized figures from a wide range of fields.
September 2, 2016 | Events on Campus
Lin Emery’s kinetic sculptures coming to Georgia Museum of Art
The Georgia Museum of Art at the University of Georgia will host the exhibition "Driving Forces: Sculpture by Lin Emery" from Oct. 1 to April 2. Four of Emery's large kinetic sculptures will be outside in the Jane and Harry Willson Sculpture Garden, and five smaller sculptures will be inside in the Alonzo and Vallye Dudley Gallery.
September 1, 2016 | General News
Donor anonymously transformed the lives of UGA students
Cora Nunnally Miller anonymously gave more than $33 million to the University of Georgia Foundation throughout her lifetime and granted permission for the university to share her name only after her death. Her last gift, a bequest of $17 million made at her passing in July 2015, will have a transformational effect across the university.
August 31, 2016 | General News
UGA students to cover 2016 Paralympic Games for The Associated Press
Nine students from the University of Georgia's Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication will cover the 2016 Paralympic Games, which open Sept. 7 in Rio de Janeiro, for The Associated Press.
August 31, 2016 | Research News
Study: Rural location, race influence students’ access to college
Students from rural communities who want to attend college face challenges on their pathways to higher education, according to a new study from a University of Georgia researcher.
August 29, 2016 | Research News
First two weeks of football practice the most dangerous for heat-related illness
As the college football season heats up, a new University of Georgia study finds players are more likely to suffer from heat-related illness during the first two weeks of practice, especially those in the Southeast.
August 26, 2016 | General News
University of Georgia program helps small companies learn how to export goods
Thanks to the University of Georgia, small companies like Commercial Fluid Power in Rome are expanding their markets outside of the U.S.
August 25, 2016 | General News
University of Georgia engineering programs earn accreditation
The University of Georgia College of Engineering's undergraduate degree program in civil engineering has earned its initial accreditation from the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET, the recognized global accreditor of college and university programs in applied science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.
August 25, 2016 | General News
NSF linguistics grant to support study of Southern language variation
With the aid of a grant from the National Science Foundation, University of Georgia linguistic researchers will be isolating and identifying the specific variations in speech that make Southerners sound Southern.
August 24, 2016 | General News
UGA dedicates Exploratory Center
The University of Georgia today dedicated the Exploratory Center, a new resource that provides personalized advising services for students who need help choosing a major, as well as for intended business and journalism majors.
August 22, 2016 | Events on Campus
UGA program to help entrepreneurs break into film industry
The University of Georgia's Small Business Development Center will lead a workshop and panel discussion in Atlanta on Thursday, Aug. 25, to help Georgia small businesses and entrepreneurs break into the state's $6 billion film industry.